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Dye Another Way: The Secret Agents of Colour

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Dye Another Way: The Secret Agents of Colour

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Researchers around Europe and the Mediterranean are looking at new ways to preserve ancient icons and textiles. The plant and insect pigments used to colour old paintings and tapestries are being isolated using 21st century technology, so they can be turned into modern chemical formulae.

http://www.medcolourtech.org